Memorial Day events
ASHLAND — Parade starts 11 a. m. Monday from Memorial Field, followed by program at Hoffman Boulevard. Ceremony will include dedication of Hometown Heroes banners. In case of rain, parade canceled and program at 11 a. m. in St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 1104 Walnut St. Sponsored by American Legion Post 434.
AUBURN — Parade starts 9: 30 a. m. Monday In case of rain, parade canceled and services, 10 a. m., Auburn Church of God. Sponsored by Auburn VFW
BRANCH TOWNSHIP — Parade starts 8 a. m. Monday from Llewellyn Elementary Center, followed by ceremonies at 10 a. m., Friedens Lutheran Church and Veterans memorial, sponsored by Union Church in Phoenix Park. Keynote speaker Schuylkill County District Attorney Christine Holman. Sponsored by Branch Township Supervisors.
CRESSONA — Parade starts 11 a. m. Monday, forms 10: 30 a. m. at Sapa parking lot, followed by program at Legion Plaza. Featured speaker Steven A. Michelone. Sponsored by Cressona Lions Club and American Legion.
GORDON — Service at 9 a. m. Monday, parade starts 10 a. m., Gordon Municipal Hall, Plane and Otto streets. Annual block party, 11 a. m. to 7 p. m., Gordon Fire Company.
MAHANOY CITY — Parade begins 11 a. m. Monday, forms at 10: 30 a. m. from Mahanoy Area High School parking lot. Service held 12: 30 p. m., Veterans Memorial, Catawissa and Centre streets, Mahanoy City.
NEW PHILADELPHIA — Parade begins 8: 30 a. m. Monday, assembles at 8 a. m. at post office, Valley Street. Program follows at Memorial Square. Conducted by American Legion Post 677, Catholic War Veterans Post 1079 and AMVETS Post 256, New Philadelphia. In case of rain, program and awards held at Good Intent Fire Company.
ORWIGSBURG — Parade starts 8 a. m. Monday from Orwigsburg Veterans Community Memorial Hall and concludes at the downtown square with ceremonies scheduled for 8: 45 a. m. at the M& T Community Lot, Market and Warren streets.
PALO ALTO — Service 1 p. m. Monday, War Memorial monument, Bacon Street, Palo Alto. Guest speaker Brian Tobin.
PINE GROVE — Parade begins 9 a. m. Monday, forms 8: 30 a. m. at old brickyard by Hose, Hook and Ladder Fire Company. Service 9: 45 a. m., St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. Guest speaker retired Lt. Col. Clint “Dean” Warner. Sponsored by Pine Grove American Legion Post 374. In case of rain, service held 10: 15 a. m. at Pine Grove American Legion.
PORT CARBON — Service 6 p. m. Sunday, Grace United Methodist Church, Pike St., Port Carbon. Parade begins 9 a. m. Monday, line up at 8: 30 a. m., followed by service at Veterans Park Gazebo, near Janet Eich Library, Port Carbon.
RINGTOWN — Service 10 a. m. Monday, Old White Church, Ringtown. Sponsored by Ringtown American Legion Post 289 and Auxiliary.
SCHOENTOWN — Service 2 p. m. Monday, Vietnam Veterans Joseph C. Cappell Memorial Home, Schoentown.
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — Service, 1: 30 p. m. Monday, Schuylkill County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Route 61, Schuylkill Haven. Conducted by Vietnam Veterans Post 29.
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — Parade begins 10: 30 a. m., service follows on Parkway. Lions Club breakfast, 7: 30 a. m., Schuylkill Haven Area High School.
WICONISCO — Service 8 a. m. Monday, Honor Roll, Wiconisco. In case of rain, program at Calvary United Methodist Church, Pottsville Street. Breakfast served at Wiconisco Firehouse following ceremony, sponsored by Calvary United Methodist Church and Wiconisco Fire Company.
WILLIAMSTOWN — Parade starts 9: 45 a. m. Monday, forms 9: 30 a. m. at former Santander Bank parking lot, services follow at Veterans Memorial Park, Williamstown. A light lunch will be served after ceremonies at both American Legion and VFW canteens. Sponsored by Williamstown American Legion Post 239 and Williamstown VFW Post 6497.